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A class action lawsuit is being led against medical device manufacturer Bayer, over allegations that its Essure contraceptive device has caused hundreds of women in Australia life-changing complications. more

Devices

After years of controversy, Bayer has decided to stop selling its Essure birth control device in the US, equating the decision to a decline in sales. more

Devices

In an attempt to inform women about the potential dangers of the Essure device, the FDA has issued an order restricting the sale and distribution of the device. more

Devices

On 7 April, World Health Day, the World Health Organization marks its 70th anniversary. more

Opinion

MPN takes a look at some the biggest medical device recalls that have taken place over the recent years. more

Devices

A woman is suing medical device maker Bayer after experiencing agonising pain due to a controversial contraceptive implant. more

News

Medical Plastics News takes a look at some of the biggest stories that have emerged over the past week. more

News

Pharmaceutical company Bayer has announced it is ending the sale of its Essure sterilisation device in all non-US countries. more

Devices

The Victoria Derbyshire Show has reported that some women are undergoing hysterectomies to remove the sterilisation device, Essure. The BBC has covered the story. more

Devices

The WannaCry ransomware attack that affected the NHS also infected at certain devices from life sciences company, Bayer. more

Devices

A networking space, designed as a venue for collaboration between start-ups, industrial companies and partners from the global innovation ecosystem Cube has been opened in Berlin. more

News

A study run by Art Sedrakyan of Weill Cornell Medicine found that women implanted with Bayer AG’s Essure sterility device were ten times more likely to need new operations as women who got standard sterility surgery more

News

As of September 1, 2015, Bayer MaterialScience has been operating under the Covestro name more

News

Bayer HealthCare has launched a "Grants4Apps Accelerator 2015" program in Berlin, awarding grants to five digital health startups more

News

Bayer has announced that its MatrialScience business will soon be named Covestro. more

News

Let's torque: Bayer's Makrolon has been put to use in torque-applying instruments in healthcare - giving them a new twist. more

Technology

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Bayer is reported to be considering the sale of its diabetes device business in favour of a focus on faster-growing medicines, according to Bloomberg, which cites “people with knowledge of the matter” as its source. more

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Money man: Following the recent announcement that Bayer AG will float its MaterialScience company on the stock market, Frank Lutz has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Bayer MaterialScience from October. more

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Material world: Bayer will float its MaterialScience business, which produces polymer materials, on the stock market as a separate company. more

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In the lead: The growing market for glucose monitoring devices in Benelux and Scandinavian countries is currently led by Roche more

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